33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Moab
1
Moab
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Springdale
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Farmington
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Nageezi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Santa Fe
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Taos
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h
End: Seattle

6
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sego Canyon Petroglyphs and Newspaper Rock Recreation Site. On the 28th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. On the 29th (Wed), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Canyonlands National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch, look for gifts at Gearheads Outdoor Store, view the masterpieces at Gallery Moab LCA, and make a trip to Looking Glass Arch.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Moab planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Moab. April in Moab sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Springdale.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newspaper Rock Recreation Site, Sego Canyon Petroglyphs, Turret Arch
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 3:
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Gallery Moab LCA ©
Gallery Moab LCA
Corona Arch ©
Corona Arch

6
nights
Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Do some cultural sightseeing at LaFave Gallery and Worthington Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Springdale: Zion National Park (Zion National Park & Zion's Main Canyon) and Kanab (Best Friends Animal Sanctuary & Raven's Heart Gallery). Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and trek along Angel's Landing.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Springdale trip planner.

Drive from Moab to Springdale in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Springdale, with lows of 41°F. You'll set off for Mesa Verde National Park on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Springdale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Zion National Park, Kanab
Find places to stay May 3 — 9:
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

2
nights
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Far View Sites has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Balcony House and then explore the ancient world of Far View Sites. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House and then steep yourself in history at Cliff Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mesa Verde National Park road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Springdale to Mesa Verde National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Mesa Verde National Park can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Farmington.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
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Far View Sites ©
Far View Sites
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

3
nights
Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington ' is a city in San Juan County in the US state of New Mexico. Get a sense of the local culture at Aztec Ruins National Monument and Wines of the San Juan. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Farmington route site .

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Farmington in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Farmington are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nageezi.

Things to do in Farmington

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Aztec Ruins National Monument, Wines of the San Juan
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:
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Aztec Ruins National Monument ©
Aztec Ruins National Monument
Wines of the San Juan ©
Wines of the San Juan
Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness ©
Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness

1
night
Nageezi

Nageezi
Nageezi is a census-designated place in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. To find reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Nageezi trip planning app .

Drive from Farmington to Nageezi in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 43°F. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Nageezi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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8
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Madrid Ghost Town has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Loretto Chapel and San Miguel Chapel. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bandelier National Monument and Puye Cliff Dwellings. Explore Santa Fe's surroundings by going to Ojito Wilderness (in San Ysidro), Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo) and Valles Caldera National Preserve (in Jemez Springs). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Canyon Road, take in nature's colorful creations at Wiford Gallory and Sculpture Garden, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, and walk around Cathedral Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe online tour planner .

Getting from Nageezi to Santa Fe by car takes about 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bandelier National Monument, Puye Cliff Dwellings, Madrid Ghost Town, Valles Caldera National Preserve, El Santuario de Chimayo
Find places to stay May 15 — 23:
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

5
nights
Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes High Road to Taos. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Taos Pueblo and San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church. Enchanted Circle Pottery and La Chiripada Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Enchanted Circle Drive, don't miss a visit to Taos Drums, explore and take pictures at The Low Road From Taos and Santa Fe, and view the masterpieces at Taos Clay Studio.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Taos trip tool .

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, Taos is a bit cooler than Santa Fe - with highs of 67°F and lows of 35°F. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taos

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

La Chiripada Winery
Find places to stay May 23 — 28:
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Enchanted Circle Pottery ©
Enchanted Circle Pottery
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©

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